Mark Wood

Rock Violinist

Mark Winthrop Wood is an electric violinist, as well as the founder of Wood Violins, a company that makes unique electric violins. His music and strings education program has been featured on news programs nationwide. He is also an Emmy-winning composer and a former member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.… Read More

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1970 ? In the 1970's, he gained notoriety from the stringed instrument community with his first solid body electric violin, and continued experimenting with numerous variations on this design in order to create an aesthetically appealing electric violin that would allow him to move freely while playing. … Read More
In January 2008, his methods book Electrify your Strings was published, and he is currently in the midst of Electrify Your Strings' "Fire 'n Ice" tour.
2010 ? He debuted the Mark Wood Rock Orchestra Camp (MWROC) in 2010, where he and many other high caliber world-class rock musicians hold a full week of workshops culminating in a final concert that includes all students and faculty. … Read More
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